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nbdkit-example2-plugin(1) NBDKIT nbdkit-example2-plugin(1)

NAME

nbdkit-example2-plugin - example nbdkit plugin

SYNOPSIS

 nbdkit example2 file=FILENAME

DESCRIPTION

"nbdkit-example2-plugin" is an example nbdkit(1) plugin.

It serves the named "FILENAME" over NBD, readonly.

Mainly this is useful for testing nbdkit and as an example for writing nbdkit plugins (nbdkit-plugin(3)).

There are two variations of this plugin which can be found in the source directory. example2.c is the regular plugin for Linux and other Unix-like systems. winexample2.c is the same plugin written for Windows using Win32 APIs to access the file.

DEBUG FLAGS

For extra debugging (only useful for developers) use -D example2.extra=1

FILES

$plugindir/nbdkit-example2-plugin.so
The plugin.

Use "nbdkit --dump-config" to find the location of $plugindir.

VERSION

"nbdkit-example2-plugin" first appeared in nbdkit 1.0.

SEE ALSO

https://gitlab.com/nbdkit/nbdkit/blob/master/plugins/example2/example2.c, https://gitlab.com/nbdkit/nbdkit/blob/master/plugins/example2/winexample2.c, nbdkit(1), nbdkit-plugin(3)

AUTHORS

Richard W.M. Jones

COPYRIGHT

Copyright Red Hat

LICENSE

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  • Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
  • Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
  • Neither the name of Red Hat nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

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2024-06-27 nbdkit-1.38.2